Naila Azad Nupur

Member - Bangladesh

Naila Azad started her career in the Theatre at a very young age as a member of Dhaka Theatre. Since then, there was no going back. It was then that she began her acting journey for film and television. To learn the craft academically she went to the National School of Drama in Delhi for a three-year Diploma course. After returning to Dhaka, she was seen regularly in Bangladeshi Television, some films and several & stage plays. Then she left for the United States to do her BFA from Antioch University, Ohio, and MFA from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in Theatre, Film and Television. Naila has been working as a professional actor, director, choreographer and costume designer in Los Angeles, New York and Dhaka. She has acted in Hollywood movies such as 'Crossing Over', Television Series like 'Lie to me', 'CSI' etc. and many theatrical plays with A list Hollywood actors. Currently she works as the Artistic Director of Jatrik Productions, and teaching at IUB and Patshala.